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HBO Max Orders Selena Gomez Docuseries

Streamer HBO Max from WarnerMedia, which is launching this month, has given a straight-to-series order to “Untitled Cooking Project” starring and executive produced by Selena Gomez for July Moon Productions. Slated to debut this summer, the unscripted 10-episode cooking series features the recording artist, actress, producer, entrepreneur, and philanthropist as she navigates unfamiliar territory: making delicious meals while stuck at home in quarantine.

The logline: Since social distancing at home, Selena has been spending more time in the kitchen than she ever imagined. But despite her many talents, it remains to be seen if cooking is one of them. In each episode of this unapologetically authentic cookalong, Selena will be joined remotely by a different master chef. Together, they’ll tackle cuisines of every variety, share invaluable tips and tricks, and deal with everything from smoking ovens to missing ingredients. Each episode will highlight a food-related charity, and this casual, funny, and informative series will embrace both the struggle and the joy of learning to cook — while inviting audiences to follow along at home.

Gomez will produce alongside Eli Holzman and Aaron Saidman on behalf of Industrial Media’s The Intellectual Property Corporation (IPC).